Chris Sikich / Philadelphia Magazine /Arden Gild Hall, Arden DE / June 2, 2016
The calm thunder of one of the foremost living musical forces played to a sold-out Arden Gild Hall on Saturday, May 28th – Alejandro Escovedo. The sweltering, 90-degree heat (there’s no AC in the gorgeous historic venue) only enhanced the mystique of one of rock’s finest song-crafters.
The night was one of reflection, as Escovedo dug deep into… Read More
Bill Thompson / Cincinnati Enquirer-USA Today Network / April 29, 2016
Alejandro Escovedo has spent the past couple of years careening between happiness and tragedy. When a person has packed as much living into 65 years as the Texas singer-songwriter has, acceptance is almost inevitable.
Escovedo returns to the Taft Theatre Ballroom Tuesday after finishing his first record in four years. But the thrill of making new music is tinged with sadness… Read More
Austin American-Statesman/Don McLeese/January 10, 2016
Wherever he was, Leonard Cohen’s ears must have been burning with pleasure Saturday night as Alejandro Escovedo and a stellar, varied supporting cast paid tribute to his influence, and to the spirit of romantic poetry in music, at ACL Live. (Photo Todd V Wolfson)
The Canadian bard surely would have loved the young girls’ choir, serenading sweetly, “Lover, lover, lover, come back to me,” as saxophonist Elias… Read More